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Creedence Clearwater Revival
Fortunate Son
tabbed: john fogarty
Standard tuning


[Intro]

 Songs starts with drums and steady bass
 Funky Intro bit.......Play twice
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----8--------6----------5----------3--------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-\9-------\7--------3^5-------2^3------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------1---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------3-----------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|5-5-5-x--5-x-5-----3-3-3-x--3---x-----3---------------------------------|
A|5-5-5-x--5-x-5-----3-3-3-x--1---x-----3---------------------------------|
E|3-3-3-x--3-x-3-----1-1-1-x--1---x-----1---------------------------------|


[Verse]

G                   F
Some Folk are born, made to wave the flag.
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---5-5-5--x--5-x-5--------------------0h3-3----0--0-----0---------------|
D|---5-5-5--x--5-x-5--------5-5-5-------0h3-3----0--0--3--0---------------|
A|---3-3-3--x--3-x-3--------5-5-5-----------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3-3-3-----------------------------------------|

    C                      G
    oh, that red white and blue.
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|5-5-5-x--5-x-5------------3-3-3-x--3--x--3------------------------------|
A|5-5-5-x--5-x-5------------3-3-3-x--1--x--3------------------------------|
E|3-3-3-x--3-x-3------------1-1-1-x--1--x--1------------------------------|

 G                         F
 And when the band played "Hail to the Chief".
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---5-5-5--x--5-x-5------------------------------------------------------|
D|---5-5-5--x--5-x-5--------------5-5-5-x-5-x-5---------------------------|
A|---3-3-3--x--3-x-3--------------5-5-5-x-3-x-3---------------------------|
E|--------------------------------3-3-3-x-3-x-3---------------------------|

     C                            G
     oh, they point the cannon at you, lord
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------7-7-7-x-7-x-7-----------------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-x-5-x-5----7-7-7-x-7-x-7-----------------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-x-5-x-5----5-5-5-x-5-x-5-----------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-x-3-x-3----------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

 G                  D
 It ain't me,       it ain't me.
e|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-5-5-5-x--5b6r5---------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-x------------5-5-5-x-5-x-5---|-----------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-x------------5-5-5-x-5-x-5---|-----------------------------------|
E|--------------------3-3-3-x-3-x-3---|-----------------------------------|

 C                    G
 I ain't no senator's son, no.
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------7-7-7-x-7-x-7-----------------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-x-5-x-5----7-7-7-x-7-x-7-----------------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-x-5-x-5----5-5-5-x-5-x-5-----------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-x-3-x-3----------------------------------------------------------|

 G                  D
 It ain't me,       it ain't me.
e|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-5-5-5-x--5b6r5---------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|-5-5-5-x------------5-5-5-x-5-x-5---|-----------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-x------------5-5-5-x-5-x-5---|-----------------------------------|
E|--------------------3-3-3-x-3-x-3---|-----------------------------------|

C                    G
I ain't no fortunate son, no.


[Verse]

Some folks are born, silver spoon in hand,
    Lord, don't they help themselves.
But when the tax man come to the door,
    Lord, the house looks like a rummage sale.


[Chorus]

It ain't me, it ain't me.
I ain't no millionaire's son, no.
It ain't me, it ain't me.
I ain't no fortunate son, no.


             [Bridge Part] (everyone else stays on G)

                 -play thru twice
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----5\6---5-----5--1-----1---1/3-------------------------------------------|
G|----6\7---6-----6--2-----2---2/4-------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse]

Some folks inherite star spangled eyes,
    oh they'll send ya down to war.
But when you ask 'em how much should we give,
    They'll only answer, more, more, more.


[Chorus]

It ain't me, It ain't me.
I ain't no military son, no!


It ain't me, it ain't me.
I ain't no fortunate one, no.


It ain't me, it ain't me.
I ain't no fortunate one, no.


It ain't me, it ain't me.
I ain't no fortunate son, no.

Fade
It ain't me, it ain't me................



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| x  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| r  Release
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down

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Maniacoustic 41 Jun 15, 2013 10:12 AM

Nice. I'd play the intro like this:

E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----8--------6----------5----------3--------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-7/9------5/7--------3^5-------3^5-----------------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------------1/2-------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------3----------------------------|

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diceysnowball 20 Jul 21, 2013 08:32 AM

I'm with that guy ^

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charlielucia 10 Apr 27, 2014 06:16 PM

E-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----8--------6----------5----------3-------------------------------|
G-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-7/9------5/7--------3^5-------3^5----------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------6bp3-------------------



Just a little change to the end of the intro, sounds good with the bend

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